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|We all know that materials handling is a very competitive business, but this week, it has been revealed that the United States has the most competitive economy.
A report just released by the World Economic Forum ranked the US at the top of a list of 140 nations. This is the first time the US has reached the top spot in a decade.
It is followed by Singapore, Germany, Switzerland and Japan.
The next five places went to the Netherlands, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Sweden and Denmark.
China, ranked 28th, was the most competitive of the emerging markets, followed by Russia in 43rd place.
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|Linfox buys Aurizon unit Australasia News|
Sydney, NSW Linfox has reached an agreement with Aurizon Holdings Limited to purchase the company’s Queensland Intermodal business (QIB).
The agreement is subject to the lifting of an interlocutory ...
|Huski cuts labour costs Australasia News|
Brisbane, Qld A Queensland landscaping business' recent addition of a Toyota Huski skid steer loader has slashed labour overheads.
GreenScope Property Services operations manager Craig Gierke says the addition of ...
|Finalists announced for safety awards Australasia News|
Melbourne, Vic Emergency services personnel, a hospital and a tree company are among the 27 finalists for the 2018 WorkSafe Awards.
The awards recognise the outstanding contributions individuals and organisations have ...
|OCEANIA.Machinery-onQ welcomes new equipment dealers Australasia News|
Machinery-onQ is continually welcoming new dealers (and inventory) to the trading platform allowing buyers to source from even more new, used and rental equipment.
A special welcome to:
New improved search facility on Machinery-onQ. We help buyers find suitable machine results faster. Save your searches of interest and request email alerts for matching listings. SEARCH LATEST OFFERS
- Central Forklift Group - (New Zealand): complete forklift solutions - advice, sales (new and used), hire, repairs, maintenance, and training. View their stock
- Hyundai Forklifts Victoria - (Australia): Forklifts, warehouse equipment, telehandlers and more, as well as transport, onsite service and operator training. View their stock
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|Honeywell partners with Fetch Robotics|
UNITED STATES Honeywell has announced a strategic collaboration with Fetch Robotics to provide distribution centres with autonomous mobile robots to help them more effectively fulfil growing volumes of e-commerce orders.
|Crown expands in Vietnam|
VIETNAM Crown Equipment has opened a new branch in Vietnam to allow businesses direct access to its materials handling equipment solutions, localised customer service experience, and extensive industry expertise. ...
|Doosan opens rental centre in Korea|
KOREA, SOUTH Doosan Corp., the holding company of South Korea’s leading machinery and construction equipment conglomerate Doosan Group, has opened a new forklift rental and maintenance centre that will offer customers upgraded, ...
|Movers & Shakers|
Terex, Hoppecke, Wildeck
|Konecranes wins UAE port automation deal|
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) in Abu Dhabi, UAE has selected Konecranes to be the supplier of an Automated Stacking Crane (ASC) system for the second phase of the building of ...
Haulotte, IPAF strengthen ties
- L'Horme, France
TVH introduces career coaching program
- Olathe, KS, United States
UCA wraps up first summit
- Miami, FL, United States
|Jungheinrich wins automation contract|
GERMANY Depro-Kautetzky from Wenkbach in central Hesse has ordered a comprehensive intralogistics package from Jungheinrich.
The order submitted by the company specialising in logistics services for the food industry ...
|Socage introduces giant aerial platform|
ITALY Aerial platform maker Socage has unveiled what it claims is the highest double articulated model on the market.
The 37DJ double articulated aerial platform has a working height of ...
|Yale debuts robotic stacker|
UNITED STATES Yale this week launched the latest addition to its robotic forklift line-up, the Yale MC10-15 counterbalance stacker Driven by Balyo, at PACK EXPO 2018 in Chicago’s McCormick Place.
|Paper mill worker crushed in forklift accident|
UNITED KINGDOM A Fife paper mill worker was hospitalised after an accident involving a forklift truck on Monday.
According to The Courier, the man, in his 50s, was airlifted to Ninewells ...
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|RAVAS introduces iForks-32 the new generation forklift truck scale|
iForks, the RAVAS scale forks, have moved into their next generation! With only 58mm fork height and no external components on the fork shank, iForks-32 looks more and more like standard forks.
|Tailoring AGV Solutions to the Automotive Industry|
Automotive manufacturers face a unique set of challenges when it comes to material handling automation, and these challenges require a focused approach from suppliers. AGV providers, in particular, need to offer a varied, flexible set of solutions.
|ProMat-The Biggest Manufacturing and Supply Chain Event of 2019|
At ProMat 2019, you'll find 900+ exhibits and 100+ education sessions tailored to help you discover equipment and system solutions for your material handling and supply chain needs.
|Mobicon introduces low-profile straddle carrier|
Container handler maker Mobicon has added a low-profile straddle carrier designed to stack containers two high and to travel under awnings and through low door openings.
|Parker Hannifin Keeps Forklifts Running 24/7, Even In Harsh Cold|
There is no better hose for plunging temperatures than the 53DM Duramaxâ?¢ hose, operating in temperatures as low as -70Â°/-57Â°C.
|The Backbone® for Reach Trucks Stops Standup Forklift Underride|
The greatest risk to a standup forklift operator is being struck by immobile objects such as racking components. Surprisingly, this even exceeds the risk of overturning. The Backbone® for Reach Trucks protects operators from this hazard.
|CeMAT ASIA 2018 Highlights 'Smart Logistics'|
The leading intralogistics trade show in Asia, CeMAT ASIA 2018 will highlight 'Smart Logistics' and keeps expediting the upgrading of logistics industry.
|Registrations open for SAFC/ ICHCA Australia 'Future Freight' conference|
SAFC and ICHCA Australia cordially invite you to bring your colleagues, staff and customers to the Future Freight: Embracing Change Conference to be jointly hosted at the Adelaide Convention Centre on 31 October and 1 November 2018.
|Safety First (Blog)|
|Stuart Taylor: L117 - Your definitive, must-read guide to compliant forklift training & more... |
When you’re busy juggling daily challenges, responsibilities and KPIs, it can be easy to lose sight of the bigger picture and fundamental priorities like safety, compliance and profitability. For managers, however, help is at hand from the HSE. Stuart Taylor introduces readers to the UK’s definitive guide to forklift safety and training - L117 - and explains why no manager should be without it.